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- Although her passion for sailing has dimmed, tragedy spurs her to help others
- She holds message-in-a-bottle ceremony near site of deadly sinking
- Settlement talks under way involving the deaths of Claudene Christian and ship's captain
(CNN)Sailing the Atlantic on a perfect blue-sky day, HMS Bounty survivor Jessica Hewitt knew this would have been a beautiful moment to share with Claudene Christian.